• Budget Session 2016-17: Speaker chairs all party meeting

    Budget Session 2016-17: Speaker chairs all party meeting

    Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta sought cooperation from leaders of all the political parties to ensure smooth conduct of the upcoming Budget Session scheduled to commence from May 25, 2016.
  • Ahead of Budget Session, Speaker chairs Press Advisory Committee meet

    Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Mr Kavinder Gupta today said adequate facilities would be provided to the media to ensure fair reporting of the proceedings of upcoming Budget session of the legislature commencing from May 25, 2016.
  • DDB Budgam approves Rs 168.96 Cr plan for district

    The District Development Board Budgam which met here today under the chairmanship of Minister for Industries and Commerce J&K, Mr. Chander Parkash Ganga, approved the annual plan annual outlay of Rs 168.96 crore for the year 2016-17.
  • Govt mulls creation of ‘Brand Fund’: Drabu

    Govt mulls creation of ‘Brand Fund’: Drabu

    Ahead of the Budget Session 2016-17, Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu, Saturday held a series of meetings with the representatives of businesses bodies in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • CAPD min seeks more 4.30 lakh MTs of ration for MMSFES

    Raising J&K’s food issues with the Central Government, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Public Distribution Department and Legal Metrology Department, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali has urged the Government of India to release 4.30 lakh
  • Come clear on transfer of Power Projects: Tarigami

    CPI (M) has asked the state government to clear its stand on the issue of transfer of Power Projects from NHPC to the state and to justify its earlier stand of incorporating the same in the “Agenda of Alliance”
  • Govt keen to promote eco-tourism in potential areas: Lal Singh

    Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh has said that government has tagged protection of forests and wildlife as the priority sector keeping in view their importance in boosting tourism activities in the state.
  • India pays part of Iran oil dues ahead of Modi visit

    Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to Iran, Indian refiners have made first euro payments in four years to clear a part of the $6.4-billion (nearly Rs 43,000 crore) in past oil dues.
  • It's 'Jugglery of Words': KEA Reacts to Govt Stand

    It's 'Jugglery of Words': KEA Reacts to Govt Stand

    Terming the recent remarks by the government spokesman as “jugulary of words”, the Kashmir Economic Alliance Friday said the “government clarification” has raised more queries than answers it was supposed to offer on the land issue.
  • Govt committed to provide quality food to people: Zulfkar

    Govt committed to provide quality food to people: Zulfkar

    Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution Chowdhary Zulfkar on Friday said that it is the duty of the government to provide sufficient amount of nutrition in the essential commodities to its citizens
  • JK being promoted as MICE destination

    To promote Jammu Kashmir as an ideal MICE destination, JK Tourism department is participating in three-day Global MICE Travel Mart in New Delhi that began on Thursday.
  • Secretary Textiles inaugurates Training building

    Rashmi Verma, IAS, Secretary Textiles, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India paid a visit to CSR&TI, Central Silk Board, Pampore on Friday and inaugurated the newly constructed training building.
  •  Kashmir-born US-Prof implementing his technology in valley to increase shelf-life of Apples

    Kashmir-born US-Prof implementing his technology in valley to increase shelf-life of Apples

    The Directorate of Extension Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKAUST) in collaboration with Department of Horticulture, GOJK, today organized Fruit Growers Conclave here at Shalimar.
  • Measures afoot to boost tourism in JK: Dy CM

    The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh laid foundation of tourist hut at Kranwara in district Kathua today.CEO Lakhanpur-Sarthal Development Authority Dr Bharat Bushan and other senior officers were present on the occasion.
  • LC Chairman reviews arrangements for upcoming Budget session

    Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali today convened a meeting with the officers of Police and Civil Administration to discuss the arrangements put in place for forthcoming Budget session.